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‘Counterstrike’ Road Safety Challenge with Gamification

Keyoor Purani [1] The New Motor Vehicle Act 2019, supposed to be implemented from September 01, still faces resistance from several states, who find the steep hike in penalties and fines for traffic offences unacceptable. While the argument that, for better road safety, stricter implementation of the rules is required is fully convincing, heavy fines seem to have practical concerns …Read more »

International Conference on Operations Research & Decision Sciences (ICORDS) – 2019

Conference Date:  28th-30th January, 2020 Venue:  IIM Kozhikode, India   The purpose of the International Conference on Operations Research and Decision Sciences 2019 (ICORDS) is to bring together researchers, faculty members, practitioners and students interested in both theoretical advances and practical applications in the field of operations research and decision sciences. The conference will be run on multiple parallel sessions, where …Read more »

Seminar on ‘Modularity and Resilience: A Research Journey’

A research seminar by Dr. Jayanth Jayaram, Professor, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, USA was held on 25 July 2019.

Seminar on ‘Corporate Organizational Structure, Tax Havens, Analyst Forecast Properties and Information Environment’

A research seminar by Prof. Siva Nathan, Associate Professor of Accounting, Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA was held on August 16, 2019.

ISDSI Conference 2019: IIM Sambalpur

IIM Sambalpur will be hosting the 13th Annual ISDSI (Indian Subcontinent Decision Sciences Institute) Conference from 27th to 30th of December 2019 at Hotel Mayfair in Bhubaneswar, Temple City of Odisha.  A Doctoral Colloquium will be held on 27th December followed by the main conference from 28th – 30th December. The conference offers a platform to promote interdisciplinary research at the global level and we invite academicians, …Read more »

Seminar on “Do Promoters benefit in Share buyback in India?”

A research seminar by Prof. Ajit Dayanandan, Professor of Finance, Department of Accounting and Finance at College of Business and Public Policy at the University of Alaska, Anchorage, USA., was held on August 02, 2019.

Seminar on “How to write different kinds of literature review papers”

A research seminar by Prof. Justin Paul, Professor, Rollins College-Florida & University of Puerto Rico, USA; Distinguished Visiting Professor – IIM Kozhikode., was held on August 01, 2019.

Seminar on “Determinants of acquisition performance in emerging economy”

A research seminar by Dr. Sathyajit R. Gubbi, Tenured Associate Professor in international business at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen and a Distinguished Visiting Scholar at IIM Kozhikode during the academic year 2018-19 was held on  April 04, 2019.

LOST IN THE AGGREGATES- COMMENTARY ON THE REPORT EVOLVING A COMPOSITE DEVELOPMENT INDEX OF STATES

By Prof. Abhilash S. Nair Since independence, successive governments have endeavored to develop an egalitarian India whose economic development percolates to citizens living across the country. A major step in ensuring this outcome has been the various studies that have identified backwardness of different states in India. Accordingly, the central resource allocation is channeled so as to bridge this development …Read more »

FORD, TISCO, FACEBOOK: THE COMPANY TOWNSHIP THEN AND NOW

By Prof. Aparajith Ramnath Facebook’s plans to build a 394-flat residential complex for its staff in California, and the ensuing discussions in the media, raise an interesting historical question. Why do companies set up townships? There are strategic reasons: the seventeenth-century walled cities of Fort St. George (Madras) and Fort William (Calcutta) were established by the East India Company as …Read more »

SHAMELESSLY CHANGELES

By Prof. Mahesh P. Bhave If you go to Reliance Fresh or Big Bazaar, and are about to pay for the merchandize you have bought, chances are greater than even that the person at the cash register has no change to give you. He will ask you if you could produce the exact amount. If asked as a sheepish request, …Read more »

PASCAL’S WAGER: A MEDIEVAL GOD VS. A MODERN GOD

By Prof. Kausik Gangopadhyay Blaise Pascal, a gifted French mathematician and physicist of the seventeenth century, was an interesting character. Working on his own, Pascal discovered most of the Euclidean Geometry in his early adolescence. By his early teens, he invented a calculating machine—with no less than 20 prototypes called “Pascalines” made—to perform all four arithmetic operations. Unfortunately, prohibitively high …Read more »

ERUDITION: THE LOST CREED

By Prof. Kousik Guhathakurta I was flipping through the pages of a reasonably fat book when a student entered my office for some usual reason (which could be anything between a request for reconsideration of evaluation and a genuine academic clarification). I do not quite remember what he exactly wanted and how I reacted. That is neither interesting nor too …Read more »

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